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Colonisation: Aftershocks
Harry Turtledove

Classification : Sff (science Fiction & Fantasy)
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 672
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340769102
Price : 699

About the book
Humanity is still locked in a battle for supremacy with the conquering alien invaders, the Race. The German Reich has finally been subdued and the Race believe it only to be a matter of time before the rest of the planet follows suit. However, they underestimate humanity's desire for freedom and the lengths they will go to gain it.
With America and Russia holding the alien invaders off in a technological standoff, the disorganised red armies of Mao Tse-tung's revolutionaries causing havoc and the ever-increasing dependence of the Race on the addictive substance ginger, the Empire realises that the colonisation of Earth may only be achieved through its total destruction.

'The wizard of If.' Chicago Sun-Times
'Turtledove the standard bearer for alternate history.' USA Today

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Engrossing ... definitely the work of one of alternate history's authentic modern masters . . . totally fascinating.
Good fun. It has an authentic speculative quality, energy and dash.
Turtledove plays heady games with actual history, scattering object lessons and bitter ironies along the way. Strong, complex characters against a sweeping alt-historical background.
With shocking vividness, Turtledove demonstrates the extreme fragility of our modern world . . . This is state-of-the-art alternate history, nothing less
     
Harry Turtledove
Harry Turtledove has lived in Southern California all his life He has a Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Los Angeles and has taught at UCLA, California State Fullerton and Califor...(+)
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The Great War: Breakthroughs (PB)
The Great War: the American Front (PB)
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Worldwar 2: Tilting the Balance (PB)
Worldwar: In the Balance (PB)
Worldwar: Striking the Balance (PB)
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